Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins are a fun twist on the traditional cinnamon roll and there is no yeast involved!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk


  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp milk (enough to make a good drizzling consistency.
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease or line muffin tin.
  3. In mixer, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  4. In another bowl combine butter, egg and milk.
  5. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Combine topping ingredients.
  7. Fold half of the mixture into muffin batter, gently. Do not over stir.
  8. Fill muffin tin with 1/4 cup of batter in each opening.
  9. Top with remaining sugar mixture.
  10. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until muffin springs back when lightly pressed.
  11. Remove from oven and cool. Transfer to a wire rack.
  12. Mix together frosting ingredients. Drizzle over top of muffins.